Life Flight

Each week 28 people need time-critical aeromedical care. With your support, the Westpac Rescue Helicopter and Air Ambulance Planes are there in their moment of need.

Board of Trustees

Get to know

Life Flight is governed by an independent Board of Trustees. The Trustees ensure the vision created by Life Flight’s founder, Peter Button, is maintained and developed.

They ensure the Trust continues to meet the needs of the community by setting Life Flight’s strategic direction and providing oversight of the management.

Chair of the Board: Richard Stone


  • Dr Alex Psirides
  • Karyn Hathaway
  • Chris Lowry
  • Greg Bishop
  • Rachael Fletcher

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